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twenties

noun [plural] uk   /ˈtwen.tiz/ us    /-t̬iz/
B2 A person's twenties are the period in which they are aged between 20 and 29: I'd guess she's in her twenties.Describing age and birthdays the twenties the range of temperature between 20° and 29°: The temperature is expected to be in the twenties tomorrow.Measurements of temperature B2 the decade (= period of ten years) between 20 and 29 in any century, usually 1920–1929 or 2020–2029: She was born in the twenties.Decades, centuries and the millennium
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